2020 Florida Gulf Coast University Scholarships

Florida Gulf Coast University net price is at $16,108.00 per year and will likely continue climbing like all colleges around the U.S. There are various ways to combat the steep rises in college tuition, and scholarships can be a key ingredient in reducing the overall cost of Florida Gulf Coast University. Florida Gulf Coast University awards an average of $19,500.00 to each student, which can help alleviate some of the financial burden. However, most families will need to find other sources of funding to bridge the remaining tuition gap. In addition to the annual tuition, Florida Gulf Coast University students can expect to pay $N/A in housing costs and $N/A in meal plan costs - if you chose to live in the surrounding area of Fort Myers, then those costs could be even higher.

56% of full-time students receive local or institutional grants with an average award size of $4,726.00. Furthermore, 29% of students receive federal grants with an average amount of $4,463.00.

The numbers seem bleak and, truthfully, they are for most average American families. Luckily, the scholarships below are open to Florida Gulf Coast University students, with the goal of helping to afford a college education. Some scholarships may be specifically provided by Florida Gulf Coast University while others are open to Florida Gulf Coast University students, though not exclusive to Florida Gulf Coast University.

How much total award money and scholarships are available for Florida Gulf Coast University students?

There are 13 scholarships totaling $45,500.00 available to residents. You can easily browse through all 13 scholarships below.

What types of scholarships are available for Florida Gulf Coast University students?

Each scholarship below may have different requirements and guidelines. While some of the Florida Gulf Coast University scholarships can only be used for specific purposes, many of them can be used for all types of expenses including supplies, tuition, room and board and more. Furthermore, this list can include Florida Gulf Coast University study abroad scholarships, Florida Gulf Coast University transfer scholarships, and Florida Gulf Coast University merit scholarships.

Are these scholarships for Florida Gulf Coast University study abroad?

At least a few of these scholarships below can be put toward Florida Gulf Coast University study abroad. If the scholarship does not specify a specific purpose or use of funds, then it is most likely eligible. You can double-check with the scholarship provider to confirm.

What scholarships are available to Florida Gulf Coast University transfer students?

The ScholarshipPoints and Scholarship Owl scholarships, at least, are open to Florida Gulf Coast University transfer students and the funds can be put toward all types of expenses. Florida Gulf Coast University transfer students face the same financial pressures as normal students, and scholarships providers are well-aware of the need for Florida Gulf Coast University transfer scholarships.

Are these Florida Gulf Coast University scholarships limited by major?

You’ll need to check each scholarship’s own guidelines to determine if it is restricted to a specific major. However, most scholarships in this database are open to all students - some scholarships may only be open to certain students based on geographic criteria or areas of interest but they should be clearly marked. Whether you’re a nursing student, honors student, engineering major, or studying another discipline, chances are you’ll find at least 1 scholarship for you.

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Rosewood Family Scholarship

Sponsor by Florida Department of Education Location 325 West Gaines Street, Tallahassee, FL

Applicant must be a direct descendant of Rosewood families affected by the incidents of January 1923. Initial Student Florida Financial Aid Application is required for verification. Applicant must not owe a repayment or be in default under any state or federal grant, loan, or scholarship program unless satisfactory arrangements to repay...

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$4,000.00 April 1 Apply Now

Florida Engineering Foundation Scholarship

Sponsor by Florida Engineering Society Location P.O. Box 750, Tallahassee, FL

Applicant must have minimum 3.5 GPA and minimum 600 math and 500 verbal SAT scores and be enrolled at one of four ABET accredited institutions in Florida. Applicant must submit a transcript and recommendation letter.

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- February 11 Apply Now

Florida Bright Futures Scholarship Program

Sponsor by Florida Department of Education Location 325 West Gaines Street, Tallahassee, FL

Applicant must be a Florida resident and a U.S. citizen or eligible non-citizen who does not owe a repayment or be in default under any state or federal grant, loan, or scholarship program unless satisfactory arrangements to repay have been made. FAFSA must be submitted during last year in high school....

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- June Apply Now

Housing Scholarship

Sponsor by Southern Scholarship Foundation Location 322 Stadium Drive, Tallahasse, FL

Applicant must have a minimum 3.0 GPA and be able to demonstrate financial need. Award provides students with an affordable living option. Recipients will live in a home-like setting where they work in cooperative partnership to purchase and prepare meals and assume responsibility for household tasks. Recipients are responsible for their...

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Florida Gulf Coast University Incentive Scholarship Program

Sponsor by Florida Gulf Coast University Location 10501 FGCU Boulevard South, Fort Myers, FL

The Florida Incentive Scholarship Program is a merit scholarship for Florida high school graduates who receive recognition as a National Merit or National Achievement Scholars. Applicants must earn a standard Florida high school diploma, be a National Merit Finalist or National Achievement Finalist, enroll at an eligible Florida postsecondary institution, be...

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$8,000.00 August 31 Apply Now

Doctors Ira & Udaya Dash Nursing Scholarship

Sponsor by Southwest Florida Community Foundation Location 8771 College Parkway, Fort Myers, FL

Applicant must be a resident of Charlotte, Collier, Glades, Hendry or Lee County, FL who will pursue education in a nursing program at Edison State College or Florida Gulf Coast University. Financial need must be demonstrated.

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$1,000.00 March 1 Apply Now

Chip Johnson Scholarship

Sponsor by Southwest Florida Community Foundation Location 8771 College Parkway, Fort Myers, FL

Applicant must be a resident of Charlotte, Collier, Glades, Hendry or Lee County, FL who has completed at least 60 semester hours towards a four-year degree at Barry University, FGCU, Nova, Edison State College or Hodges University, or a regionally accredited college in the 5-county area. Minimum 3.5 GPA required.

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$5,000.00 March 1 Apply Now

Florida Gulf Coast University Bright Futures Scholarships

Sponsor by Florida Gulf Coast University Location 10501 FGCU Boulevard South, Fort Myers, FL

The Bright Futures program consists of three different awards: Florida Academic Scholars (FAS), Florida Medallion Scholars (FMS) and Florida Gold Seal Vocational Scholars (GSV). To qualify an applicant must be a Florida state resident and U.S. citizen or eligible noncitizen, complete the Florida Financial Aid Application (FFAA), receive a standard Florida...

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$12,000.00 August 31 Apply Now

Jose Marti Scholarship Challenge Grant

Sponsor by Florida Department of Education Location 325 West Gaines Street, Tallahassee, FL

Applicant must be a Hispanic-American student who is enrolled for a minimum of 12 credit hours for undergraduate study or nine credit hours for graduate study. Application for undergraduate study must be submitted during the applicant's senior year of high school. Graduate students may apply, however priority for the scholarship is...

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$2,000.00 April 1 Apply Now

Florida Work Experience Program

Sponsor by Florida Department of Education Location 325 West Gaines Street, Tallahassee, FL

Applicant must be a U.S. citizen or eligible non-citizen who is a Florida resident with a minimum 2.0 GPA. Applicant must meet one of the following criteria: be enrolled for a minimum of six credit hours per term or 180 clock hours at a college or university, enroll no less than...

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- April 1 Apply Now

FFGC Scholarship for High School Students

Sponsor by National Garden Clubs Inc. Location 6065 21st Street, SW, Vero Beach, FL

Applicant must be a resident of Florida who will attend or is attending a Florida school, and is able to demonstrate financial need. Work transcript, personal letter, photo, letters of recommendation, and interview required.

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$3,500.00 May 1 Apply Now

Scholarships for Children and Spouses of Deceased or Disabled Veterans

Sponsor by Florida Department of Education Location 325 West Gaines Street, Tallahassee, FL

Applicant must be the dependent child or unremarried spouse of a Florida veteran who died as a result of service-connected injuries, diseases, or disabilities sustained while on active duty or who have been certified by the Florida Department of Veterans Affairs as having service-connected 100% permanent and total disabilities. The veteran...

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- April 1 Apply Now

D & A Florida Scholarship

Sponsor by Southwest Florida Community Foundation Location 8771 College Parkway, Fort Myers, FL

Applicant must be a graduating senior from a Charlotte, Glades, Hendry or Lee County high school who will pursue a degree in architecture, business, chemistry, computer science, engineering, international relations, journalism, law, literature, medicine, physics, or political science. Financial need and minimum 3.5 GPA required.

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$10,000.00 March 1 Apply Now